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CCGTCC announces seminar presenters lineup

The Casino Chip and Gaming Token Collectors Club, Inc. (CC>CC) is pleased to announce its complete seminar presenters lineup for its 22nd annual convention.
Written by American Numismatic Association staff at 00:00

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CCGTCC announces volunteer banquet speaker

The Casino Chip & Gaming Token Collector’s Club, Inc. is pleased to announce that Jonathan Ullman, Executive Director of The Mob Museum in Las Vegas, will be speaking at the volunteer’s banquet on Saturday, June 2, 2014, at 7 p.m. The volunteer’s banquet is the wrap up for the 22nd convention of the world’s largest club devoted solely to collecting casino memorabilia. The hobby has expanded exponentially into every aspect of gaming in America as well as across the entire world. No item too small or too large that has an identifiable logo or casino name attached to it goes uncollected.
Written by Sheldon Smith at 00:00

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The lively world of collecting casino memorabilia

Chip and token collectors have been around as long as casinos have, but it wasn't until the 1980s that collectors began talking with each other on a regular basis and dealers began to concentrate on casino material. ...
Written by Sheldon Smith at 00:00

ANA President Opens Gallery Exhibit

ANA President, Walter Ostromecki (front row, center), holds court with Martha Washington and Abigail Adams at Texas A&M International University's exhibition gala opening on January 17th. Ostromecki traveled to Laredo, TX, where he opened a massive gallery exhibit on his private collection of First Lady letters and other historic "comm-memorabilia" at TAMIU. ...
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Information sought on 'Story of Money' cards

I am looking for information about a series of tri-fold collector cards, called "The Story of Money." The cards were aimed at young children to teach them about the coins of the European nations. Each color card has information about a specific foreign coin, as well as some images about the nation whence it came. While children were encouraged to collect the cards, they were also encouraged to cut out the image of the coin from the card to have it for play. (Thereby ruining the card for those of us, many years later, who wish to collect them. Alas!)
Written by Steve Woodland at 00:00

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